Foreign News: Not Cricket

Just two votes kept James Ramsay MacDonald from motoring over to Buckingham Palace to offer his resignation to King George last week. By a curious paradox the result of his narrow escape left him more firmly in power than he had been for a month. Several Liberals, darkly muttering "dirty practice" and "not cricket," announced their intention of voting regularly with the Laborites, at least for the immediate future.

For many weeks Scot MacDonald has realized that while the more cautious Conservative leaders were far from anxious for a general election, young Conservative...

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